In this activity children will discuss the importance of cows in the food chain and learn the life cycle of a cow.
An application tracking the fertility of cows has won the first ever Apps 4 Africa competition as smartphones become increasingly popular in Africa. iCow is an application that helps cow farmers maximise breeding potential by tracking the fertility cycle of their animals.
Children will discuss the importance of cows in the food chain and learn the life cycle of a cow.
- that some farmers in Africa have cows
Children will learn:
- that like humans, plants and other animals reproduce
- that female cows produce calves and milk
These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.